aviation | Mechanic 3 Metals Tech - Holloman AFB in Holloman Air Force Base, NM

Mechanic 3 Metals Tech - Holloman AFB

  • AECOM
  • $68,036.67 - 156,160.00 / Year *
  • 2101 Agave
  • Holloman Air Force Base, NM 88330
  • Full-Time
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Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a qualified Aircraft Mechanic 3/ Machinist/ Welder in support of U.S. Air Force maintenance operations at Holloman AFB NM. This position is governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This contract consists of F-16 Block 40 aircraft organizational level (O-level) assigned to the 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (54AMXS), 7th and 8th Aircraft Maintenance Units (AMU) contractor operation and Intermediate level (I-Level) supplementing the 54th Maintenance Squadron (54 MXS) and 49 MXS to support flying training for the 56th Fighter Wing (56 FW), 54th Fighter Group (54 FG), training mission at Holloman AFB (HAFB), NM.

The Mechanic 3 Machinist/ Welder advises on metals machining, welding, designing, and production problems. Designs, manufactures, or modifies special precision tools, gauges, dies, and fixtures to facilitate metal working operations. Performs metals technology shop calculations such as determining cutting speeds and settings, welding processes, and preheat and postheat requirements. Welds, brazes, solders, and heat treats metals. Uses manual and computer numerical controlled (CNC) metal working machines, mills, and lathes to manufacture and repair cams, gears, slots, and keyways for aircraft components and SE. Writes programs for CNC machines using manual and Computer Aided Design-Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD-CAM) methods. Checks completed components and determines serviceability in accordance with drawings and specifications. Disassembles, assembles, and fits component parts using machine screws, bolts, rivets, press fits, and welding techniques. Uses metal working equipment, tools, and supplies to produce surface finishing specifications for components. Extracts broken or damaged hardware. Checks components for wear tolerances using precision measuring devices. Maintains and inspects hand tools and metal working machinery. Performs operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools. Ensures lock out and tag out procedures are accomplished prior to maintenance on all equipment. Uses and disposes of hazardous waste and materials according to environmental standards.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

  • Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

  • This worker will be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

    Position will require the ability to pass and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. Candidate also must pass an FBI fingerprint check prior to being offered employment.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum seven (7) years actual and recent aircraft maintenance experience is required. 1 year of F-16 or other fighter aircraft experience required.

  • Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or aviation maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license.

  • Must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.

  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

  • Preferred Qualifications

    N/A

    What We Offer

    When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

    pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

    inclusion, diversity and overall

    employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

    core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

    delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

    Job Category Maintenance

    Business Line Management Services

    Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

    Country United States of America

    Position Status Full-Time

    Requisition/Vacancy No. 210123BR

    Clearance Required Yes

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.



    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.